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Revision as of 10:47, 25 June 2011

Template:Missouri-stub United States  > Missouri > Jackson County

County Courthouse

History

Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after War of 1812 hero Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) who became the Seventh President of the United States in 1829.[1]

Parent County

1826--Jackson County was created 15 December 1826 from Lafayette County. County seat: Kansas City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

All Jackson County cemeteries on Find a Grave

Blue Springs Cemetery (on Find a Grave)
2800 Southwest Walnut Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015-3321

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Independence Dist
  • Centropolis
  • Independence
  • Kansas City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage licenses dating back to 1826 are available to be searched and viewed at http://records.jacksongov.org/search.asp?cabinet=marriage.

Societies and Libraries

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. "List of counties in Missouri," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).